The grade II listed Carnegie building is Edwardian Baroque based on the Classical Renaissance style. From the entrance a wide corridor with plaster vaulted ceiling leads to the ground floor. A massive marble staircase leads to the first floor, which has a glazed barrel-vaulted ceiling. An artists Co Operative who rent studio space currently occupy the building. It has a gallery, which is open Wednesday to Sunday, with an ongoing programme of exhibitions.
The Arthouse is situated in South East London 20mins from the centre of London (Charing Cross B.R.) 10 mins walk from New Cross/ New Cross gate / Deptford Bridge B.R / Underground stations. Buses 36, 136, 121, 171, 172.